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  • Tribeca 2014: Film festival focused on simplicity, stability

    Tribeca 2014: Film festival focused on simplicity, stability
    NEW YORK — Since it was founded 12 years ago, the Tribeca Film Festival has sometimes swerved between identities like a barfly at happy hour, exuberant but hardly always clear. The festival looks to change that this time around. Tribeca has...
  • Cannes: 'Whiplash,' 'Cold in July' Set to Screen at Directors' Fortnight

    Damien Chazelle's "Whiplash" and Jim Mickle's "Cold in July," two well-received American dramas that world premiered at the recent Sundance Film Festival, are among the 19 features set to screen in the 46th annual Directors' Fortnight sidebar at Cannes....
  • Nantucket Film Festival to Launch 2014 Lineup with 'The Skeleton Twins'

    The 19th annual Nantucket Film Festival has announced its 2014 lineup, kicking off with opener "The Skeleton Twins," a dark comedy about estranged siblings starring Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader. Sci-fi romance/mystery "I Origins," which stars Brit Marling...
  • CANNES: European Film Promotion Unveils 24 Participants

    LONDON -- Twenty-four up-and-coming European producers have been selected to take part in European Film Promotion's networking platform Producers on the Move at the Cannes Film Festival. The event, which runs May 17-19, aims to help the producers work...
  • William Shakespeare: Five unconventional movie adaptations

    William Shakespeare: Five unconventional movie adaptations
    William Shakespeare, whose 450th birthday is being celebrated around the world Wednesday, never seems to go out of vogue for movie directors eager to put their own spin on his classic texts.  Most of Shakespeare's plays have been adapted for the big...
  • Alain Resnais dies at 91; French New Wave filmmaker

    Alain Resnais, the French filmmaker whose intellectual experiments with time, memory and imagination yielded such celebrated films as "Last Year at Marienbad," has died. He was 91. Resnais was editing drafts of his next project even from his hospital...
  • Wu Tianming dies at 74; Chinese director shook up state-run studio

    Wu Tianming dies at 74; Chinese director shook up state-run studio
    BEIJING — In the mid-1980s, Wu Tianming's star was on the rise. With China opening up to the world after the Cultural Revolution and Mao Tse-tung's death, he had found success as director of movies including "Life" and "The Old Well" and as the head...
  • Shia LaBeouf quits news conference, wears paper bag in Berlin

    Shia LaBeouf quits news conference, wears paper bag in Berlin
    "Nymphomaniac" star Shia LaBeouf continued his recent bizarre behavior, this time at the Berlin International Film Festival on Sunday, first walking out of a media conference after cryptically responding to a single question, and later showing up for...
  • Oscar Notebook: Even in the obscure foreign language category, these two films are little known

     Oscar Notebook: Even in the obscure foreign language category, these two films are little known
    It's easy to feel a certain fatigue as awards season drags along, with even the most dedicated Oscar-ologists tiring of talking about the same boiled-down pool of a few films. So this may be just the time to turn to the lesser-known quarters of the...
  • In op-ed, James Franco weighs in on Shia LaBeouf's erratic behavior

    In op-ed, James Franco weighs in on Shia LaBeouf's erratic behavior
    It was only a matter of time before James Franco, the actor, writer and director who can sometimes treat his career as an ongoing performance piece, weighed in on the recent antics of Shia LaBeouf, who has recently taken a page out of Franco's playbook...
  • Wes Anderson is off in a new world with 'Grand Budapest Hotel'

    Wes Anderson is off in a new world with 'Grand Budapest Hotel'
    More than just about any other major American filmmaker working today, writer-director Wes Anderson doesn't so much make movies as create worlds. Each of his films takes place in its own strange sovereignty, whether the Texas prep school of "Rushmore,"...
  • 'Grand Budapest Hotel' cast on Wes Anderson's latest 'dreamscape'

    'Grand Budapest Hotel' cast on Wes Anderson's latest 'dreamscape'
    One of the chief pleasures of watching a Wes Anderson movie is being immersed in the idiosyncratic, slightly off-kilter worlds he creates. The director's latest effort, "The Grand Budapest Hotel, whisks the audience to a fictional country in pre-World War...